Lovecraft’s Untold Stories is an action roguelite with RPG elements. Explore randomly generated levels based in Lovecraft's stories, fight cultists and all kinds of monsters from the Mythos, improve your gear, solve puzzles, and find clues and knowledge to defeat the Great Old Ones.
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Why Early Access?

“Over the years, we have seen many games grow and improve on Early Access thanks to the feedback of the community. Now that it’s time for us to release our first game, we’re looking forward to working with the community to make Lovecraft’s Untold Stories reach its full potential.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We planned to be in Early Access for a short time, about 3 months, but in the end, we decided to take more time to implement more content and make the game deeper and more engaging. After 6 months in Early Access, the game is almost ready to be released now! However, our plans for Lovecraft’s Untold Stories do not end on full release. Afterward, we plan to keep working on it and add more content in future updates. There are a lot of great Lovecraft stories, after all!”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The game is full content now; we're giving it the final polish before full release.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Lovecraft’s Untold Stories is fully developed now, with all the content we wanted to implement.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price of the game will increase once the game moves to full release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“The main reason behind our decision to launch Lovecraft’s Untold Stories first in Early Access is the involvement of the Steam community, so we will pay a lot of attention to their feedback. We will establish several means of communication between the community and us, including (but not necessarily limited to) the official Steam forums, social media channels, and a Discord server. We will keep our development priorities and roadmap as transparent as possible, and release updates regularly with new content.”
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December 26, 2018

The official Lovecraft's Untold Stories FAQ is live

Dear investigators!
We have released the oficial FAQ. In it, we have included many questions that we have received in this forum, during our Early Access, and also added some of our own. Take a look at it, and if you dont find your doubt answered there, share it with us. Our plan is to update it frequently to offering the most up to date guide for players and people interested in our game.

Right now it is just in English, but we will add more languages very soon.

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December 14, 2018

New patch available (Version 0.90)

Dear investigators, today we reach a very important milestone for us, the version 0.90, which is the first "Content complete" version. The release date is very close and we just need to work on the last bugs and balance to reach the 1.0!

Read the patch notes and prepare yourself for the new content!

NEW CONTENT:
  • Shub Niggurath's encounter: This encounter completes the storyline of the Witch. Face this terrible creature or die trying!

  • Thief's quest line: We have completed all the minievents, encounters and locations of the Thief storyline.

  • Nyarlathotep's encounter: This encounter completes the storyline of the Thief. The Black Pharaoh brings death and madness on his way! Will you survive?

  • Unlock the Ghoul: Now you can unlock our new playable character (Ghoul) in one of the locations of the Thief.

  • Introducing to the Ghoul: Our last playable character, and the most twisted of all. He is a strong melee character and tank with increible skills:

    - Melee attack: The Ghoul attacks with his inhuman claws at close range.

    - Savage attack: Using both claws, the Ghoul performs leap followed by several quick attacks that, not only will do a lot of damage, but also will provoque a bleeding effect to the enemies.

    - Regeneration: The ghoul can quickly close the wounds and regenerate his health.

    - Dodge: Use the somersault to avoid traps and obstacles.

    - Canibalism: The ghoul cannot use medkits, as he is much closer to the beast and his body has suffered already plenty of alterations, but he may find something "tasty" on his way.

  • Ghoul's quest line: We have included all the minievents, encounters and locations of the Ghoul storyline. This is the first time that we include this, so it may need some updates or tweaks in a new patch before the full release. Your comments will be more than welcome!

  • Azathoth's encounter: This encounter completes the storyline of the Ghoul.

  • Ending scenes: We have included the final ending scenes for each story line.

This patch is one step away of the 1.0 version. It is our first "Content complete" version, and you will see the end of Lovecraft's Untold Stories.

Now only remains to fix some old bugs, as well as the new ones that may appear in this version, and improve the balance to its perfection. We are commited to leave this game flawless before its official release!

Please share your comments with us, tell us your thoughts!!

More than ever, we thank you all for your support! We couldn´t have reached this stage without your help!

Thank you all!

The devs
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About This Game

Lovecraft’s Untold Stories is an action roguelike with RPG elements. You explore randomly generated levels based in H.P. Lovecraft stories, fighting cultists and all kinds of monsters from the Mythos, improving your weapons and gear, solving puzzles and challenges, and looking for clues and knowledge to defeat the Great Old Ones and the Outer Gods.

LIVE H.P. LOVECRAFT’S STORIES




Lovecraft’s Untold Stories is based on H.P. Lovecraft’s stories. You will experience first-hand the cosmic horror created by the genius of Providence. Every character will go through an investigation that will take them through different locations, from the creepy old Victorian mansion to the abandoned hospital where forbidden experiments take place or the jungle where lost tribes celebrate forgotten rituals, just to name a few. Levels are randomly generated: it will be a different experience every time you play. Also, they vary depending on the character you’re playing with. Look for items and clues to unlock secrets and new stories!

5 CHARACTERS, 5 WAYS OF FIGHTING THE MYTHOS




You can play as 5 different characters, each with a different playstyle and storyline. A private detective, a witch, a thief, a professor, and even a ghoul—each with different stats, weapons, and combat moves, creating five entirely different gameplay experiences. The Detective offers a balanced playstyle, with average Health and Stamina. The Professor is a specialist in ranged combat, with less Health and a special shield granted by his weapon, the Tillinghast. The Witch does a lot of damage, has teleport abilities and elemental shields of fire and ice, but also a very low Health. The Thief is a specialist in melée combat that takes advantage of its stealth to maximize her damage. The ghoul does a lot of melée damage, has a high Health and regenerates itself, but can’t use medkits at all.

DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE GREAT OLD ONES




The truth of the dark horrors that inhabit the universe is unbearable for any human mind. In the end, you can’t win against the Old Ones. Madness or death await you. But maybe you can delay the inevitable… If you face the Great Old Ones without any knowledge about them, you will go mad just by looking at their hideous features. But spread across every level you will find special items with information about the Great Old Ones. The more you know about them, the stronger your mind shall become – but knowledge is not easy to find, and if you are not thorough in your investigation you might get to the end of a storyline without finding everything that is to know. You will have to play with all the characters if you want to find all the information about every Great Old One!

MADNESS AWAITS




Insanity crawls behind every corner for those who face the Mythos. In your investigations, you will face different situations where you have to choose what to do – make the wrong decision and you will start losing your mind. In order to face the Great Old Ones, you need knowledge, and to find it you have to explore – but the more you explore the more events that shake your sanity you will find… Those who go mad under the influence of the Mythos take their own life to escape the eternal terror they are now looking at. Not all hope is lost, though – there are some ways to recover your sanity…

KEY FEATURES


  • Fight hundreds of different monsters from the Cthulhu Mythos in this intense action roguelite
  • Explore Lovecraft’s stories: every character has a storyline that crosses randomly generated levels set in different locations from Lovecraft’s stories, such as the hospital, the jungle, or the port city just to name a few
  • Face the Great Old Ones: Great Cthulhu, Nyarlathotep, Dagon, Shub-Niggurath, and Azathoth await you in special levels
  • Investigate thoroughly: explore every corner to find secret levels and knowledge about the Great Old Ones
  • Learn about the Mythos to fight them: to have a chance at fighting the Great Old Ones you need to acquire knowledge about them, or their mere presence will drive you insane
  • Madness awaits: in the course of your adventures you will have to make some decisions, and taking the wrong ones will shake your sanity. If it gets too low, you will start losing your mind – and if you go mad you will take your own life to escape the horror
  • Pick your hero: Choose between 5 different characters, detective, the thief, the professor, the witch, and the ghoul
  • Different playstyles: every investigator has a different combat style and skills, but levels also vary depending on who you’re playing them with – so the gameplay experience is totally different
  • Collect and improve weapons, items, and artifacts. Each character has a set of weapons and items, and there are hundreds of other items you can find and use!
  • Look for clues and special items to unlock secrets and new stories

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

This Game may contain content not appropriate for all ages, or may not be appropriate for viewing at work: Frequent Violence or Gore, General Mature Content

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10
    • Processor: Dual Core CPU 2ghz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 3000 GPU / AMD HD 5450 / Nvidia 9400 GT
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 1500 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0C Compatible

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